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Liberals changed relationship with premiers, but then things changed again

Liberals changed relationship with premiers, but then things changed again

OTTAWA — The Liberals and New Democrats are both making promises that would need some co-operation from the provinces to become reality, at a time when powerful premiers have made it clear they see their relationship with Ottawa headed in a very diff
Brian Mulroney officially opens university institute in N.S. that bears his name

Brian Mulroney officially opens university institute in N.S. that bears his name

ANTIGONISH, N.S. — Former prime minister Brian Mulroney delivered an emotional speech at St. Francis Xavier University in central Nova Scotia on Wednesday as he took part in a ceremony to officially open a public policy institute that bears his name.

Charges stayed against RCMP officer who killed man in Surrey, B.C.

VICTORIA — Charges of aggravated assault and assault with a weapon have been stayed against an RCMP officer who shot a man nine times during a confrontation in Surrey, B.C.
Freedom of expression or personal attack? Nurse appeals fine for Facebook post

Freedom of expression or personal attack? Nurse appeals fine for Facebook post

REGINA — Saskatchewan's highest court is to decide what's next for a registered nurse who was fined $26,000 for criticizing her grandfather's care on Facebook. Carolyn Strom from Prince Albert, Sask.
Squash regatta squished and a cougar in the loo; In the news for Sept. 18

Squash regatta squished and a cougar in the loo; In the news for Sept. 18

In-The-News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Sept. 18. What we are watching in Canada ...
B.C. won't use court ruling as tactic in pipeline battle: environment minister

B.C. won't use court ruling as tactic in pipeline battle: environment minister

VANCOUVER — Environment Minister George Heyman says British Columbia can't stop the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project but will use a court-ordered review of its environmental assessment certificates to protect the environment and coastal econ

Murder case against father accused in daughters deaths circumstantial: defence

VANCOUVER — A defence lawyer says the Crown's theory against a father accused of killing his two young daughters at Christmas in 2017 is circumstantial and his client's evidence was consistent in denying the allegations. Kevin McCullough told a B.C.
Review board hears mass killer takes medication, should have trips into Edmonton

Review board hears mass killer takes medication, should have trips into Edmonton

EDMONTON — A review panel has reserved its decision on what privileges it may allow a man found not criminally responsible for killing five young people at a Calgary house party while suffering schizophrenic delusions.
Students who died in Vancouver Island bus crash remembered for love of learning

Students who died in Vancouver Island bus crash remembered for love of learning

VICTORIA — Two first-year biology students at the University of Victoria are being remembered for their love of learning and nature.
RCMP commissioner says info in FBI probe led to arrest of intelligence director

RCMP commissioner says info in FBI probe led to arrest of intelligence director

OTTAWA — An RCMP employee charged with trying to disclose secret information was discovered after a joint probe with the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation pointed to a mole in the force, top Mountie Brenda Lucki said Tuesday.